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Cleanup gear malfunctions at Moffett Field
In a squabble between Moffett Field's federal agencies, NASA officials are complaining that a U.S. Navy treatment system... Last comment 4 hours ago | 11 comments

New school boundaries on the horizon
It's a touchy subject that's bound to affect property values and leave some people disappointed, but the Mountain View Whisman... Last comment on Dec 1, 2016 at 3:40 pm | 30 comments

MVPD seek to improve body cam program
It's been a little over a year since the Mountain View Police Department outfitted all of its officers with wearable cameras,... Last comment on Nov 30, 2016 at 7:07 pm | 4 comments

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"Swinging twins"
On a hot day, from left to right, twin brothers Eli and Mark swing back and forth at Pioneer Park, downtown Mountain View. Submitted by Michelle Le on May 17, 2010

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Captured Palo Alto inmate appears in court
The Palo Alto inmate who broke out from Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose the night before Thanksgiving and stayed on the loose until earlier this week appeared in court on Friday afternoon along with a second inmate who escaped with him. Saturday, 6:47 PM

Water district plans to use Waverly Park homes for homeless
Homeless encampments are a common sight along Stevens Creek in Mountain View. In the southern end of the city near Waverly Park, one such encampment sits across the creek from homes worth more than $2 million, representing the major gulf between the haves and the have-nots in Silicon Valley. Friday, 9:31 AM | 31 comments

Monday: Mountain View's holiday tree-lighting celebration
Ringing in the holiday season with Mountain View style is the annual Community Tree Lighting Celebration on Monday evening at the Civic Center Plaza.
Friday, 12:02 PM

Three men sought in CVS robbery
Police are looking for three men who allegedly stole over $1,000 in items from a CVS pharmacy in Mountain View last week, and attacked an employee who tried to stop them. Friday, 9:07 AM

Google veers from city's North Bayshore vision
A review of the city's North Bayshore precise plan on Tuesday, Nov. 29, left some council members wondering if they were asking too much of one of the world's wealthiest companies. Thursday, 11:28 AM | 14 comments

A respite from the cold
More than a hundred homeless people in the northern end of Santa Clara County now have a warm, reliable place to sleep each night, after the Sunnyvale Cold Weather Shelter opened its doors for the first time Monday. Thursday, 8:23 AM | 2 comments

Caltrain, Crisis Text Line announce partnership
Starting next week, the now-ubiquitous "There is Help" signs with suicide hotline numbers posted at local Caltrain stations and along the railroad tracks will be joined by a new resource for those in crisis: Crisis Text Line, a free, confidential, 24/7 support service accessible by simply texting the number 741741. Wednesday, 2:00 PM | 1 comments

MVPD seeks to improve body cam program
It's been a little over a year since the Mountain View Police Department outfitted all of its officers with wearable cameras, joining a growing number of Bay Area law enforcement agencies aiming to boost accountability, assist in criminal prosecutions and create an impartial record of police activity to discipline or exonerate officers following complaints from the public. Wednesday, 10:06 AM | 4 comments

Escaped Palo Alto inmate nabbed
A woman suspected of helping one of two inmates, including a Palo Alto man, who escaped from the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose last week has been arrested as the search for the two men continues, a sheriff's spokesman said Tuesday. Wednesday, 9:05 AM | 2 comments

Federal grant aims to boost Valley's traffic-reduction efforts
An effort by Palo Alto, Mountain View and neighboring cities to get drivers to instead use trains, buses and other modes of transportation just got a lift from the federal government -- a $1 million grant aimed at accelerating the switch. Tuesday, 4:55 PM | 1 comments

Cold weather homeless shelters open this week
Homeless residents of the County of Santa Clara have access to as many as 395 additional shelter beds starting this week, county officials said.
Tuesday, 1:56 PM | 1 comments

Trump deportation plan sends South Bay leaders searching for options

Cleanup gear malfunctions at Moffett Field

Tuesday: Council to revisit North Bayshore precise plan

Google pitches housing project in East Whisman

Palo Alto man one of escaped inmates still at large

So much more than a soup kitchen

City accepting applicants to new rent control committee

Huge apartment development wins nervous council's support


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